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lyrics

The boundaries of my existence
Were governed by laws engraved in sacred stone
As were the idols I embodied
Worshipped and slaughtered for

I bathed in the light of the helix stars
Entranced by their malevolent chants
Writhing under their unforgiving gaze
I sought answers that did not exist

Yet my world was but a womb
Forged by the hands of a self proclaimed god
Is my quintessence
Just as artificial as the walls around me?

There lies the greatest enigma of life itself
For the only consciousness I can confirm is my own

Behind your eyes I can see
The gears of tyranny turning rapidly
Every cryptic word you speak
Preconceived and force fed

My strong resilient surrogate mother
Hold me gently with your cold prosthetic limbs
Sweep your blasphemies away with ambiguity
Sing me songs of righteousness and purity

You sent me to sail for a horizon
Painted upon a backdrop comprised of ground flesh and bone
You silhouette becomes more visible as i approach
More malicious and sadistic than I can remember

Suspicion fades yet still remains
as a wolf lurking under the veil of night
The blood still wet upon his face
He is full yet never satisfied

Oh mighty beast I could understand your struggle
But that time has come and gone
I seek to drag you from the shadows
Into a world that you've destroyed

For now it is I who shake with hunger
Sinking teeth into soft vital tissues
Forever silenced as you are
Mangled, dismembered, and digested

credits

from EP, released July 9, 2014
Matt "Lord Cheese Melt" Hallquist - Vocals
Dylan "Big Dylan" Heim - Guitar
Anthony "AKB Boy Genius" Buck - Guitar
Sean "Elder Grymm" Reid - Bass
Kyle "Kyle" Tallerdy- Drums

Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Eric Vande Vaarst.

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Under A Serpent Sun East Hartford, Connecticut

Progressive Death Metal band from East Hartford, Connecticut.

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